How to Fix Minecraft Login Not Working [Easily and Quickly]

Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Mojang Studios and released in 2011. It has become the best-selling video game of all time, available on various platforms. However, some users who play it on PC report Minecraft login not working. Reasons for this problem are various.

If you’re bothered by the same issue, you can try the following solutions one by one until it disappears.

Solution 1: Check the Server

Sometimes, errors like login failed, invalid username and password are temporary and they might disappear automatically after about an hour. In this case, you just need to wait for a while.

If you find that there is no server issue, you can move on to the next solution.

Solution 2: Reset Minecraft Account Password

After resetting password, you can login again and check if the problem has been removed.

Solution 3: Flush DNS

Let’s see the detailed steps.

Step 2: Input cmd in the box and press Enter to run Command Prompt.

Step 3: In Command Prompt, type the following command and press Enter to execute it: Ipconfig /flushdns.

Step 4: After flushing DNS successfully, you can exit Command Prompt.

Then launch Minecraft again and check whether you can log in.

Solution 4: Try Another Browser

If it works, you can keep using this browser or clearing the cache and cookies on the browser where Minecraft login not working issue appears.

Take Google Chrome as an example, you just need to click the three-dot icon and navigate to More tools > Clear browsing data. Then check Browsing history, Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files. You can also check other items which you want to clear. Then click Clear data button.

Now, you can try logging in to Minecraft account again.

Originally published at on July 20, 2020.